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  • Miller Statement on DoD's Weak Attempt to Quell National Guard Bonus Scandal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans' Affairs

    Miller Statement on DoD's Weak Attempt to Quell National Guard Bonus Scandal Today, Chairman Jeff Miller released the below statement regarding the weak and ham-handed attempt by the Department of Defense to quell the National Guard bonus scandal. “Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s announcement today on the National Guard bonus scandal is nothing more than a weak and ham-handed attempt to shift the focus away from the Obama administration’s shameful treatment of service members and veterans. Carter... Read more

  • MILLER BILL HONORING SGT WILLIAM “KELLY” LACEY BECOMES LAW
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    President Barack Obama signed into law legislation sponsored by Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-1) designating the United States Postal Service facility at 3957 2nd Avenue in Laurel Hill, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class William 'Kelly' Lacey Post Office." Army Sergeant First Class William “Kelly” Lacey was completing his second tour in Afghanistan when his life was tragically taken during a rocket propelled grenade attack. “Without question Sergeant Lacey embodied the true American spirit an... Read more

  • SENATE PASSES MILLER BILL HONORING SGT WILLIAM “KELLY” LACEY
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    Last night, the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-1) designating the United States Postal Service facility at 3957 2nd Avenue in Laurel Hill, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class William 'Kelly' Lacey Post Office." The House of Representatives passed the legislation on May 23rd of this year. Army Sergeant First Class William “Kelly” Lacey was completing his second tour in Afghanistan when his life was tragically taken during a rocket propelled grenade attack. ... Read more

  • Miller Applauds House Passage of VA Opioid Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans' Affairs

    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4063, the Jason Simcakoski Promoting Responsible Opioid Management and Incorporating Scientific Expertise (PROMISE) Act. The bill would improve Department of Veterans Affairs opioid safety measures by directing all department hospitals to designate pain management teams, ensuring employees that prescribe opioid drugs receive proper training in pain management and safe opioid prescribing practices, and standardizing safe opioid utilization and ... Read more

  • Miller Statement on Sharon Helman’s Guilty Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Miller Statement on Sharon Helman’s Guilty Plea WASHINGTON — Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding former Phoenix VA Medical Center Director Sharon Helman pleading guilty to a felony. “While I’m pleased Sharon Helman is now facing some consequences for her criminal activity, I’m extremely puzzled as to why the Department of Justice chose to coddle her with a sweetheart plea deal that amounts to nothing more than a weak slap on the wrist. Such extraordinary leniency is an i... Read more

  • Upcoming Mobile Office Days in Milton and Navarre this Wednesday, May 27
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2015 | Preview rr

    Upcoming Mobile Office Days in Milton and Navarre this Wednesday, May 27 In order to better serve the needs of constituents who are not close to the Pensacola or Fort Walton Beach offices, special “mobile office days” modeled after “veterans’ assistance days” have been established to better serve our growing population in Northwest Florida. I am pleased to announce upcoming office hours that will be held Wednesday, May 27. My staff will be available to answer questions about problems with federa... Read more

  • MILLER TO TOUR FEDERAL COURTHOUSE IN PENSACOLA
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) announced that he will be touring the Federal Courthouse in Pensacola, Florida along with Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA-09), and Ways and Means Committee member Vern Buchanan (R-FL-16.) The Federal Courthouse has been plagued with water intrusion and mold issues. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has oversight jurisdiction over federal buildings and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA.) Immedi... Read more

  • MILLER TO DISCUSS THE BIGGEST CONSTRUCTION FAILURE IN VA HISTORY ON FOX NEWS -- MONDAY
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2015 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) will appear Monday onFox and Friends on Fox News Channel to discuss the replacement Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which VA says will now cost $1.73 billion – more than $1 billion over budget. The project is the biggest construction failure in VA history. Miller is expected to be interviewed at approximately 7:15 a.m. Central Time. Who: Congressman Jeff Miller What: Fox and Friends When: Monday, March 23, 2015. 7:15 a.m. C.T. (8:15 E.T... Read more

  • MILLER REACTION TO WHITE HOUSE SUGGESTION THAT U.S. POLICY TOWARDS ISRAEL COULD CHANGE
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2015 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to remarks from the White House sharply criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s tactics during his reelection campaign, warning that they could alter U.S. policy towards Israel and the Palestinian bid for statehood: “I find it ironic and deeply disappointing that this President would jeopardize the relationship with our strongest ally in the region over divisive campaign rhetoric. Israel has a righ... Read more

  • MILLER STATEMENT REGARDING PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU’S ADDRESS TO CONGRESS
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) issued the following statement today: “The United States and Israel have enjoyed a deep-seated alliance and friendship since the founding of the modern state of Israel.Our citizens share the common values of personal freedom and individual rights, as well as a desire for a peaceful existence.Israel provides a beacon of hope in a corner of the world marred by darkness, evil, and death.It is critical that we provide the support needed to help protect the sovereig... Read more